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internally displaced persons in Ethiopia

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Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) JSON 
2,037,000
Last updated 30 Nov 2020
Source - Government 
Welcome to the Ethiopia Protection Cluster Webpage
The Ethiopia Protection Cluster has been active since 2008 following the global roll out of the cluster approach. In 2016, for the first time, a protection component was included in the Ethiopia Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD). In 2019, for the first time, a Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) was prepared which cited 3.19 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
Protection situation in Ethiopia
Key protection concerns faced by Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and other affected populations in Ethiopia include sexual and gender based violence, physical violence, child marriage, family separation (including unaccompanied and separated children), psycho-social distress and trauma, persons with specific needs not receiving or being able to access life-saving services, persons without adequate shelter and living in collective sites, persons missing documentation and having no legal redress for lost property, livelihood or human rights violations.
Protection cluster participants
The Ethiopia Protection Cluster (EPC) includes the Child-Protection (CP) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Areas of Responsibility (CP/GBV AoR), co-led by UNICEF, UNFPA and the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MoWCA); and the Housing, Land and Property Working Group (HLP WG), co-led by UNHCR and NRC. The Protection Cluster membership includes Government Institutions, UN agencies, donors, national and international NGOs. The Protection Cluster meetings are the last Thursday of every month.
AoRs/Working groups
  Latest Documents
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    Ethiopia Protection Cluster - 3W map for December 2020

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    Ethiopia Protection Cluster - 3W map for December 2020
    Publish date: 21 January 2021 (9 months ago)
    Create date: 21 January 2021 (9 months ago)
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    Ethiopia Protection Cluster - 3W map for November 2020

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    Ethiopia Protection Cluster - 3W map for November 2020
    Publish date: 22 December 2020 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 22 December 2020 (10 months ago)
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    Ethiopia Protection Cluster - 3W map for October 2020

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    Ethiopia Protection Cluster Operational Presence October 2020
    Publish date: 3 December 2020 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 3 December 2020 (10 months ago)
  • Ethiopia — National Displacement Report 6 (August — September 2020)

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    Ethiopia — National Displacement Report 6 (August — September 2020)
    Publish date: 30 November 2020 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 2 December 2020 (10 months ago)
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    SMS Areas of intervention November 2020

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    SMS Areas of intervention November 2020
    Publish date: 24 November 2020 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 2 December 2020 (10 months ago)
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    Ethiopia Protection Cluster - 3W map for December 2020

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    Ethiopia Protection Cluster - 3W map for December 2020
    Publish date: 21 January 2021 (9 months ago)
    Create date: 21 January 2021 (9 months ago)
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    Ethiopia Protection Cluster - 3W map for November 2020

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    Ethiopia Protection Cluster - 3W map for November 2020
    Publish date: 22 December 2020 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 22 December 2020 (10 months ago)
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    Ethiopia Protection Cluster - 3W map for October 2020

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    Ethiopia Protection Cluster Operational Presence October 2020
    Publish date: 3 December 2020 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 3 December 2020 (10 months ago)
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    SMS Areas of intervention November 2020

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    SMS Areas of intervention November 2020
    Publish date: 24 November 2020 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 2 December 2020 (10 months ago)
  • Ethiopia — National Displacement Report 6 (August — September 2020)

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    Ethiopia — National Displacement Report 6 (August — September 2020)
    Publish date: 30 November 2020 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 2 December 2020 (10 months ago)
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    Protection Cluster Operational Guidance IDP Return and Response

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    More than three million persons have been internally displaced in Ethiopia countrywide. Protection stakeholders are concerned about the voluntariness of return, including both the free and informed ch...
    Publish date: 4 June 2019 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 2 December 2020 (10 months ago)
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    Ethiopia Humanitarian Response Plan 2020 - Half year update

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    Ethiopia Humanitarian Response Plan 2020 - Half year update
    Publish date: 31 August 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 27 November 2020 (10 months ago)
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    Ethiopia Humanitarian Response Plan 2020

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    Ethiopia Humanitarian Response Plan 2020
    Publish date: 28 January 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 27 November 2020 (10 months ago)
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    Protection Cluster Situation Highlights - August 2020

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    Protection Cluster Situation Highlights - August 2020
    Publish date: 22 September 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 25 November 2020 (10 months ago)
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    Ethiopia Humanitarian Needs Overview 2020

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    Ethiopia Humanitarian Needs Overview 2020
    Publish date: 9 January 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 27 November 2020 (10 months ago)
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    Ethiopia Humanitarian Country Team (EHCT) Protection Strategy 01 August 2019 - 31 December 2020

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    The members of the Ethiopia HCT1, developed this protection strategy to provide a vision and foundation for a strategic approach, to ensure the centrality of protection throughout the humanitarian res...
    Publish date: 1 August 2019 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 2 December 2020 (10 months ago)
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    Somali Region Protection Cluster: Strategy July 2018-June 2020

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    The Somali Region protection cluster strategy is to provide access by as many displacement-affected persons as possible in all zones across the region to a full range of protection services, whether t...
    Publish date: 1 June 2019 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 2 December 2020 (10 months ago)
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    Ethiopia protection cluster strategy 2016-2019

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    This Protection strategy, drafted by the Protection Cluster in consultation with key stakeholders, aims at promoting coordinated efforts among stakeholders to achieve protection outcomes for affected ...
    Publish date: 1 January 2016 (5 years ago)
    Create date: 2 December 2020 (10 months ago)
  • Population in need JSON 
    3,900,000
    Last updated 21 May 2020
    Targeted people JSON 
    3,800,000
    Last updated 31 Aug 2020
    Protection cluster contacts

    National

    Fatima Eldiasty
    Protection Cluster Coordinator
    UNHCR Representation to Ethiopia - Addis Ababa
    eldiasty@unhcr.org
    +251 97 810 3969

    Nii Ako Sowa
    Information Management Officer
    UNHCR Representation to Ethiopia - Addis Ababa
    sowanii@unhcr.org

    CP/GBV AoR

    Dientje van Dongen
    Gender Based Violence Subcluster Coordinator
    UNFPA - Addis Ababa
    vandongen@unfpa.org

    Pascal Petitat
    Child Protection AoR Coordinator
    UNICEF - Addis Ababa
    ppetitat@unicef.org

    Girum Teshome
    CP/GBV Information Management Officer
    UNFPA AOR – Regional Office, Nairobi
    gbeyene@unfpa.org
    +251967609898

    HLP-WG

    Claire Merat
    ICLA Specialist (Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance)
    NRC - Addis Ababa
    claire.merat@nrc.no
    +251 91 250 7935

    Sub-national

    Nimo Ahmed
    Protection Associate - Somali Region
    ahmedni@unhcr.org
    +251963044115

    Nana Kharbedia
    Sub National Protection cluster Co-Coordinator-Somali Region
    nana.kharbedia@drc.ngo
    +251 9300 13411

    Samuel Amanuel
    Protection Associate, Bule Hora
    UNHCR - Gedeo and West Guji
    amanuels@unhcr.org
    +251913015729

    Hilda Ochuonyo
    Protection Officer
    Gambella
    ochuonyo@unhcr.org
    +251 966-139171

    Roger Edmond Balyamujura
    Protection Officer
    Benishangul
    balyamuj@unhcr.org
    +251 930-076250

    Meba Teklewold Teklemariam
    Protection Associate - East and West Wollega
    teklewol@unhcr.org
    +251911097018

    Angela Moore
    Protection Cluster Coordinator - Tigray
    moorea@unhcr.org
    +251978199217

    Kedir Shemsu Mohamed
    Information Management Officer - Tigray
    mohameke@unhcr.org
    +251911199709

    Funding information (2020)
    $47,621,286
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 30 November 2020 (10 months ago)